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] [ speaking latin ] ♪ ♪ >> the presentation of the fisherman's ring delivered to pope francis. father tom brosnan, again explain to us the presentation of the fisherman's ring. >> it's a sign of his office as universal pastor. it's also worn by all of the metropolitan archbishops throughout the world and the patriarchs of the eastern churches in union with him. the fisherman's ring, of course, is named after st. peter, the first pope the bishop of rome. and as cardinal sadano had just presented that ring, he reminded us that st. paul as well teaches us that we have many ministries and carisms and this man pope francis, is meant to fulfill the office of the servant of the service of god. >> right now, father, there are six cardinals. and these are, what, acts of obedience? >> correct. yes, i believe that's what they're doing. these are the six you could say leading cardinals of the church. the secretary of state under pope benedict. i don't know this gentleman. >> pope benedict used 12 individuals including cardinals bishops priests a monk, a husband and wife and two ch
this week, i think pope francis has charmed the entire world except for one small constituency which are his security patrol who are quite frankly at witt's end what he's going to do next and how to keep him safe. obviously this is a pope who is determined to be as close to his people as possible, not to be walled off from them, and at a pastoral level, at a human level, that's a remarkably endearing quality, but for the people who are charged with his security, it also has got their blood pressure up. i think we're seeing additional indications this morning of how he's going to be somebody that they're going to have to sort of figure out a new script to make sure he can be as close to people as possible but at the same time not be putting himself in harm's way. >> john, i want to stay with you for a second here and talk about some of the dignitaries that will be attending today. we heard a spokesman from the vatican say that they don't issue invitations, that folks actually reach out to the vatican to say i want to be present. can we talk about some of the dignitaries that have chosen to be
: this is an abc news special report. the inaugural ceremony of pope francis. francis. everyone.orning, everyone. good very early morning to many terry moran here i am terry moran here in new york to bring you coverage of pope augural mass of pope francis. there he is r there he is right now you are ooking at a live picture in a jeep, not the covered popemobile going through st. peter's he is to celebrate he is to celebrate along with ardinals and world leaders, an inaugural mass. nne really, the formal eginnings of his papacy, the ding to pacy according to catholic tradition. st. ll take the throne of st. rich today in a ceremony rich with symbolism. what a moment this is. look at this. i can't remember the last time a pope was not in a popemobile. st. go to cecilia vega in st. thrr's square. as the pope moves through the square what are you seeing and feeling down there? >> reporter: terry, good morning it, an absolutely ty is, no other way than to say it, an absolutely glorious morning here in vatican city. you can see the pope as you said zig-zagging through the crowd. he is right behind me
. >> he met with the journalists on saturday, and he told them how he got -- he chose the name francis, and he said that after he had reached the requisite number of votes that the cardinal of brazil said remember the poor and so he then thought of st. francis of assisi who worked with the poor and so he picked the name francis and said there were a couple of jokes, though, that he should pick the name of a pope who had repressed the jesuits. >> clement the xiv had banned them in 1773 and they said you should be clement the xv to be even. he decided against getting even and chose francis. there was some debate over it was francis of assisi, francis xavier but he said, it was in fact assisi, no other fact conveys poverty as well and a love for the poor and simple lifestyle as francis of assisi and popular among the italians, too. >> we'll see today -- we've seen already some faces of people from different countries and we'll see people from many different religions and, of course, the cardinals, but the two people from religious orders that he has invited to play a part in this mass are
're watching the inaugural mass for pope francis. if you're just joining us right now, it has been a remarkable, remarkable morning. pope francis came into st. peter's square atop of the popemobile, open-air. there was no top. he was not enclosed in the bullet-proof glass that we've come to expect. that wall has been removed. >> and we were talking earlier this the morning. will he get off of the popemobile and greet the crowd? that's exactly what happened. there were some babies that were brought up to the popemobile. and he did step out to greet somebody who was ill in the crowd. it was a remarkable moment. a smile, ear-to-ear on his face. and the crowd enjoying every minute of it. >> as far as the ceremony goes, much of the official proceedings have happened. he received the pallium, the ceremonial lamb's wool shawl he'll wear. and his fisherman's ring. and now, we're involved in a mass. this is a mass for st. joseph's day. we're joined by a lot of people here. what is the mass for st. joseph's day? >> it's celebrating the husband of mary, father of jesus, patron of the american church. and
of people in st. peter's square. this will be the official inaugural mass for st. francis. we had seen him earlier today. he was out and about in the crowd. some of them who had come before dawn to wait to be here for this historic event. already this morning pope francis entered the sacristy to be clothed for this rite. he heard the sound of silver trumpets and chants of you are peter, he is the successor to the throne of peter. together with the patriarchs of eastern catholic churches. and he went to pray at the tomb of st. peter. and he's assumed the modest miter, one symbol something very different than we saw eight years ago. this will be a much simpler ceremony, something we've seen from this new pope since the first moments he was elected. let's listen inside st. peter's basilica. ♪ ♪ >> joining me for this special coverage, dr. bartunic, and with me here in new york, a father from the trenton diocese. welcome to all of you. as we've been watching the first opening moments, what strikes you? >> well, the grandeur of st. peter's just take opposed against the simplicity of pope fr
, francis, our pope, to whom, through our humble service you have granted kindness in the apostolic office. may he be strengthened by the gift of your holy spirit and worth any exercise his high ministry in accordance with the eminent chris ma he has received through christ our lord. ♪ ♪ amen amen >>> 340,000 people in that square, the italian radio estimates. now the presentation of the fisherm fisherman's ring. >> translator: most holy father, bishop and pastor of our souls, may christ, the son of the living god, who built his church upon this rock, himself grant to you the signet ring of the fisherm fisherman peter, from the sea of galilee, whom the lord entrusted the keyes to the kingdom of heaven. today you exceed peter as bishop of the church who presides over charity as the blessed paul taught. may the spirit of charity pour upon our hearts, bestow strength and gentlemenness upon your ministry of preserving of the community all those who believe in christ. ♪ ♪ sea of galilee, to this grand ceremony. also i'm struck by the very simple hand shake, nothing elaborate, just two f
and congresswoman nancy pelosi arrived in rome ahead of the mass for pope francis. jay gray joins us from vatican city with a look at the controversy surrounding the guest list. >> reporter: good evening. preparations continue both inside and outside of st. peter's square this evening and there's been a noticeable increase in both security and excitement on the eve of tomorrow's inaugural mass. sirens echo through the streets of rome as police lead caravans of dignitaries gathering to celebrate pope francis. >> wonderful person. do a very good job. >> reporter: vice president joe biden leads the u.s. delegation. today he met with the president and prime minister of italy while pope francis held his first audience with the head of state. argentinean president said i've never been kissed by a pope before as she gave francis a gift. traditional argentine cups used to drink the country's national beverage. they were at odds over social issues when he was the archbishop of buenos aires. hundreds of thousands expected to pack the gnawicity for the inaugural mass. >> reports are that there's an exciteme
that two of pope francis' siblings could not be there today. but his selisium sister is there. it is an order by saint bosco the homily coming shortly. (speaking foreign language) ♪ >> dear brothers and sisters i thank the lord that i can celebrate this holy mass on s serenity of st. joseph of the virgin mary and universal church. it is a significant coincidence and it is also the name day of my vinner venerable pred saysoe. we are close to him with prayers with affection and gratitude. i offer a warm greet to go my cardinals the bishops, priests religious men and women and all of the many faithful. i thank the representatives of the other churches and communities of their presence as well as the representatives of the jewish communities and other religious communities. my cordial greetings to the heads of state of governors to the official delegation many countries throughout the world. we heard in the gospel that joseph said as the angel of the lord commanded him and took mary as his wife, these words already point to the mission which god entrusts to joseph. he has to be
america." still to come, pope francis celebrates his first public mass as leader of the catholic church, showing signs of changes to come already. just six months after being shot in the head by the taliban today, a girl returns to school. targeted for campaigning to get girls the same rights and was back inmallalah the classroom in britain. she said she missed her classmates from pakistan. she also said she is looking forward to meeting new friends in birmingham. >> because of the state of the people, i can even walk -- i can even run out. yousafzai only narrowly escaped an assassination attempt in pakistan. following her recovery, this is her first day back at school here in britain. >> all the children should go to school. it is their basic right. >> it is her uniform that she is most proud of unlike most teens. >> it proves that i am is today. it is the happiest day for me this year. i am living my life, my own life, going to school and learning. >> she was a student when she began campaigning for girls rights to an education. taliban extremists shot her in the head. since then, she
is new but he plans to fight for this extension. >> thank you, amy. >> in this morning, pope francis has officially begun the ministry this morning as the 266th pope. here is a look at pope francis greeting dignitaries and religious leaders in st. peter's basilica, shaking their hands and greeting them, one by one. >> francis urges presidents, and sheiks and thousands of ordinary who gathered for the mass at st. peter's square do protect god's creation, the weakest and the poor it. he toured the square in an open air vehicle amid hundreds of thousands of people would gathered to see him and stopped and got out to bless a severely handicapped man and hold a child. abc7 news reporter, katie marzullo, will have more on the inaugural mass next half hour. >> developing news where police are on the scene of a fatal shopping involving a man in a stolen car. the man was speeding away from officers in unmarked police cars and the chase ended in unincorporated east san jose where he put the car in reverse and sped toward an officer who was out his car. they say the officer fired a shot and hit the
and around the world. this is fox news special coverage of pope francis inauguration. it is 4:20 on the east coast, 120 on the west coast. 9:20 a.m. on an absolutely beautiful day on the eternal city. rained all day yesterday after raining all day during the conclave during the cardinals elected pope francis. today the sun is shining and row bhan mans ar-- romans are out. i am shepard smith with you for the next two or three hours as we celebrate the pope. lye now in saint peters square and the vatican. this is a regular workday in rome and across italy. the crowds came more sparsely in the early morning hours maybe than they anticipated. the papal have gathered to witness history in the installation of the new leader of the catholic church and 1.2 billion followers around the world. in the last few minutes pope francis made his way through the crowds outside getting on and off his jeep greeting those who gathered even kissed a baby or two. here's pictures of that. the pope mobile which we have seen in recent years is nowhere to be found today. this pope is very much a man of the people. a h
for this new pope, they could not have gone any better. >> it's historic. he chose the name francis a few days ago, and he has been ringing in the changes. today, i heard eight separate references to the protector of the environment, the protector of creation. brother, sun, sister, moon. he has just been ringing in the changes. >> maria, you have been observing the differents, and i know u you were watching closely, what struck you? >> i think he was so inspirational. i think by choosing the name francis, it's a very famous name, but he talks a lot about forgiveness, saying that people need to ask for more forgiveness. he talks about authenticity, and today he also spoke about what is true authentic power in service. i think these are the words and the messages that people around the world are longing for. >> and we're watching, we want to mention you're back with us on the "today show" in just a short while, and you're going to look at what women can offer. >> much more head coming up on the special edition of "the today show" coming up. >>> officials say a student's planned attack on the uni
of the installation. and so she has a new political reality to deal with, as well. >> indeed. pope francis when he was the bu bishop confronted her and her husband at some of the injustices they occurred there and they felt the sting of that. but part of the role a priest is to comfort the afflicted. >> grant we pray all mighty god that by st. joseph's intercession, your church may constantly watch over the unfolding of the mysteries of human salvation. with beginnings you entrusted to his faithful care through our lord jesus christ, your son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the holy spirit, one god forever and ever. amen. the pope and the people are now seated to hear the lord speak to each and every one of us through the written word of holy scripture. the first reading will be from second book of samuel read in the english language. >> a reading from the second book of samuel. the word of the lord came to nathan. go and tell my servant david thus the lord speaks. when your days are ended and you are laid to rest with your ancestors, i will preserve the offering of your body after
start with you. i have a cnn poll that shows pope francis with an astounding rating, 88% approval. his introduction seems to have gone well so far. >> absolutely. he's a man of the people. they're relating to him on a wonderful emotional level. probably one of the most favorite saints of our church, st. francis of assisi. by choosing that, he touched people's hearts very deeply. >> i want to talk to you about the pomp and circumstance. this is quite an event. i want to talk a little bit about the coat of arms and the symbolism. if you can walk us through that, i would appreciate it. >> sure. the first point to make is although this is being called an inaugural mass, this isn't like a presidential inauguration. he's been pope. this is a mass to invest him with the key symbols of his office. one is the pallium which is the cloth stoll symbolizing the chief shepherd of the church. the gold-plated ring, the fisherman's ring, which symbolizes his authority as the successor of peter, the leader of the catholic church. we're also going to see unveiled, so to speak, the pope's coat of arms. it
chemical weapons in a village near aleppo. >> pope francis officially begins his papacy in rome with a promise to embrace the whole of humanity. >> in a vote expected to have wide ranging consequences, lawmakers in cyprus have delivered a decisive and overwhelming note to a government tax to lead the bank accounts. >> that means government cash for pensions, welfare, and health care could dry up as early as may. parliament voted less than an hour ago, following to be would days of high drama, handing the government and brussels a resounding defeat with no delegates voting in favor of the plan. 36 no votes and 19 abstentions. >> the house speaker had urged mp's to say no to blackmail in the vote on the bureau's own bailout package. his words clearly catching the angry mood in the chambers and on the streets. outside the parliament building, angry crowds also called for a no vote and held up signs, warning that other nations like italy and spain could be next in line. for the latest, let's cross over now live to our correspondent. nathan, this is a resounding defeat for the govern
of the virgin mary, st. josephs, st. peter and paul and francis, that the holy spirit may accompany my ministry and i ask all of you to pray for me, amen. >> and a very simple homily, in its simplicity, speaking of protection, repeatedly talking about the role of protection, speaking about hope. speaking about power as service. this pope has sent a very powerful message in his simplicity. one that lays the ground work for the kind of papacy he expects to have. the beauty of the created world, respecting god's creatures, protecting the environment, talking about the poor and the weak. showing his humility, talking about authentic power being service. and also talking about the darkness and we heard this from him before when he's booked journalists as an audience. he spoke of call to right the wrongs. father, i think if in much the way a presidential inaugural address lays out the agenda for presidency, we have heard him laying out the agenda for the papacy. >> he's going to do it with authentic powers in service, to the people of god, do it with tenderness with a great sense of hope. the sense o
of the catholic faithful, pope francis with an inaugural mass in the vatican. serious opposition intellect a western educated technocrat as its prime minister is in exile. after a series of car bomb blasts in iraq, media reports say x month local elections have two provinces in for at least six months. more than 50 people have been killed and 200 have been injured. the attacks coincide with the 10th anniversary of the us-led invasion of iraq. more than one dozen bombs have gone off, many during the morning rush hour. there are bombings at the best of times in other parts of iraqi, but this seems to send a message on the anniversary of the start of the war 10 years ago, the bombing of baghdad started. this morning as people were going to work, the bombings around them, one outside the green zone near the defense ministry. many in more ordinary neighborhoods. thereouth of baghdad, were several explosions, most of them geared at shia neighborhoods, marketplaces, army targets and police. as you can see around me here at the university, life has gone on. over the past 10 years despite the viole
bay memorial. >> plus, a look at what made pope francis climb out of the popemobile right in the middle of his installation ceremony >> it has been a deadly day in iraq on the 10 the and was of the start of the iraq war. during a two--hour period this morning, 56 people died and more than 200 were wounded in a string of car bombings. march 19, 2003, former president george w. bush ordered a military invasion to topple saddam hussein. >> american and coalition forces are in the early stages to disarm iraq, to free its people, and to defend the world from grave danger. >> 10 years later many iraqis complain they still lack basic services such as electricity and water but other parts of iraq are thriving with new shopping malls and luxury car show rooms. the last u.s. combat troops last iraq in 2011 and killed over 4,000 troops. a tribute continues in the east bay to those soldiers and those killed in afghanistan. amy? >> the crosses have quite an impact. look at them behind me. they were not always popular. the founder of them is reflecting, today, on the 0th anniversary and
't nothin to me [ crowd murmurs ] hey! ♪ [ howls ] ♪ >> look at this individual grown. pope francis. look at that. the world celebrates his official commencement as our next pope. just wanted to share that moment with you. thanks for watching. he's shepard. >> shepard: a beautiful morning in rome. >> welcome back. >> shepard: thank you. there's been a deadly explosion that killed seven u.s. marines, happened right here at home in the heart of the nevada desert. >>> the syrian regime took time away from killing its own people to claim the rebels there launched the first chemical weapons attack. but the united states is not buying it. and some economists are now saying that there's a shadow economy that could explain why the retail sales are rising despite static credit spending and paychecks. an explanation at last. at it all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. >>> from fox, at 3:00 in new york city, seven u.s. marines are dead and several others hurt after a training exercise in nevada. it happened at hawthorne army depot there last night. the military uses that base to store w
of the faithful gathered hours ago for the inaugural mass of pope francis. that is where the new pope emphasized service to others. >> we have new video in the newsroom in the last hour of vice president biden meeting pope francis. vice president biden led the delegation to the vatican for the ceremony and mass and shook hands with the pope and said a few wores to him. the pope nodded and smiled. pope francis is greeting hundreds of zig aniaries with delegations from 132 nations there. this is also an estimated 200,000 people gathered in st. peter's square coming to see and hear the new pope. pope francis circled the square in an open jeep and received the ring and vestment and celebrated mass. he focused in the message on protection. >> we are all protectors of creation. we are protectors of the plan of god written if nature and protectors of one another and of the environment. >> pope francis made reference to pope benedict in the homily. we are told pope benedict watched on tv. the two will meet on saturday. two things that were different about the events than in the past, the gospel was read
stories. now, back to gwen. >> ifill: pope francis formally took office today with a special mass and ceremonies. we begin with a report from james mates of independent television news in rome. >> it was among the ordinary pilgrims to st. peter's that pope francis started his day. it is common now for a pope to kiss babies-- less so for them to get out of the popemobile and walk over to give a blessing to a disabled person. inauguration mass at st. peter's square was less or nate than in the past but it could not be described as either simple or understated. heads of state, all their representatives occupied the front row, but this service was squarely aimed at the 150,000 pilgrims who stood to see the new leader of their church. among those, they watched the first time ever the symbol of the papacy, the fisherman's ring was placed on the finger of a man from latin america. his homily was an instruction to get back to core principles. "embrace the whole of hue moonty especially in the poorest, the weakest, the most important." for almost a week his introduction has been a series o
coverage coming up at 7:00 a.m. ♪ >>> and our major story is the official installation of pope francis as the leader of the world's catholics. >> yeah, the pope is holding his inaugural mass this morning at the vatican receiving his papal vestments and fisherman's ring which is cast in gold for each pope who is a leader around the world they are there are for the historic event that involves six reigning monarch, 31 heads of state, princes, first ladies and vice president joe biden leads the u.s. delegation. >>> in contrast to today's pageantry yesterday the pope sat down with serious talks with the president of argentina his anyway tifr country. though they appeared cordials pope and president cristina kirchner have rarely seen eye to eye and often clashed with her over legalizing gay marriage calling it the devil's handiwork and called gay adoption discrimination against children. >> listen to these numbers, seven in ten american catholics say the pope's top priority should be addressing the sex scandal in the church and more than three-quarters say he should lift the birth control b
. >>> reporting live in san fr francis francisco, bay area news. >> the super bowl may be three years away, but the city is prepared to meet the nfl's financial demands. the city council has come up with several resolutions. among them, waiving the city's hotel tax for nfl employees and the teams. suspending ticket surcharges and droped adding parking fees. the concessions add up to millions. it's more than worth it because it will be offset by the income and the publicity. >> the way that we're doing the superer bowl is a great regional effort. we'll be able to highlight everything from the golden gate to silicon valley. >> santa clara city council will hold a special meeting. >>> with little to no rain so far this year, any rain would be big news. >> yes, tonight, a storm is moving in. take a look. on your left, a live look from the south bay. clouds hanging over east san jose. on the right, the bay bridge toll plaza. the roads still dry at this hour, but tomorrow will be a different story. chief meet i don't goologiteo m this story. >> we're tracking a lot of moisture and showing up as
city and around the world. the inauguration of pope francis. if you are just waking up, it has been, lest i repeat phao*eurbgs an absolutely -- repeat myself, a beautiful morning in the vatican city. we witnessed the homily from pope francis. during this mass, the holy communion. our religion correspondent lauren green in rome for us this morning. lauren, people of the faith are very well familiar with this process. >> absolutely. i want to clarify something, that pope francis is not offering communion to the masses but only to the deacons there. estimates say that about 150,000 people in st. peter's square, that column-lined street leading to the vatican. there are priests going to the crowd that will venture communion to the people, to anybody who wants it. nobody will be turned away. those yellow and white umbrellas, those are indications to the people in the crowd that communion is being served and they should head to one of those umbrellas if they want to be served. we're not quite sure how long the communion will last. but everybody will be served. and everybody who wants to p
next month. >> new this morning pope francis officially began his ministry at an installation mass this morning in st. peter's square. the pope took a long ground about for st. peter's square, getting out of his jeep to bless a disabled man. civil protection crews closed the main streets leading to the square to traffic and set up barricades for nearly a mile along the route to try to control the masses and allow official delegations through. >> some 1 million people were expected to attend today's ceremony in rome vatican city. >> a new poll is shedding light on how american catholics about pope francis in catholic doctrine. this see in in orc international survey found 80 percent of american catholics approve of this election as pope. it also found, three-quarters of american catholics say they are more likely to follow their own conscience on difficult moral questions than the teachings of the pope. nine intent want stricter policies toward sexual abuse committed by a priest. nearly three- quarters say st. francis to allow catholics use birth control. 64 percent said the pope sh
of sovas. his remains were discovered in 1994. they are suggesting his wife killed him. >>> pope francis is set to be officially installed in just a couple hours. earlier he met with the president of argentina, a woman he once clashed with. there rome on the preparations for the inauguration mass. >> reporter: sounds of tractors, as workers set up barriers inside, all part of the last minute preparations for the inauguration mass for pope francis, the new head of the catholic church along with barriers, plenty of police providing security not just for the pope, but the more than 100 leaders from around the world here to witness the historic event. that group including vice president biden, the first catholic to hold the office. meeting with italian heads of state before witnessing the ceremony tomorrow. pope francis meeting with argentinean president, although the two clashed over certain social issues while he was the archbishop of buenos aries it was all thanks today. inside the vatican, officials unvailing the papal ring and coat of arms. >> the ceremony will start at the tomb of st.
watched the installation mass for pope francis. here is is it more on this very special mass and the message from the new pope, jim? >> hello, dave, yes, the pope was out in full force >> reporter: we saw that new informal pope to see march and he ran through an open pope mobile. ever since they have had an enclosed bullet proof glass for the mobile and pope francis is not afraid of taking risk and security is worried about how vulnerable the pope is. he picked up a couple of babies in the crowds and kissed them and at one point stopped and got out and come forced -- comforted a sick man in the crowds and it was a visual of an example of what he was going to say in his message to the faithful that were there this morning, about 150,000 according to the vatican estimate and in that message because it is st. joseph's day and st. joseph is known for his protective nature and his fatherly nature and because of that his message was about protection of the weakest, the youngest, of the oldest among us and that -- among us and not only was it a mess
francis today officially installed as the leader of the world's 1.2 billion catholics. >> i'm very excited for the new pope. >> shepard: tonight the pope's humble message of hope and tears of joy in home country of argentina. and the chilling account of a gunpoint confrontation with the university of central florida attack plotter. >> [inaudible] >> tonight the roommate of the now dead suspect speaks. >> first from fox this tuesday night, u.s. marines confirm now they have issued a complete ban on one of the work horse weapons in all of their arsenal. it applies to all 670-millimeter mortars after one exploded during a disastrous training exercise in nevada today. it's a blast that killed seven u.s. marines and hurt seven other service members. it actually happened last night at hawthorne army depot, it's a remote weapons storage and training facility about 100 miles south and east of reno. the mortar involved in the accident is similar to the one you see here. a brigadier general says the shell exploded while it was still in its launching tube and shrapnel went everywhere. to make matters
francis' papacy. >> thousands of people, francis was inaugurated. the bishop of rome. >> francis cruise through st. peters square, in an open top of. did not use what has become known as the bulletproof popemobile. >> he actually stopped -- a touching moment -- to kiss the head of a physically disabled man. a man who has been seen of the people and that style has broken tradition in all of the way the catholic world that seems to love which rattled secured detail. ben wedeman is in rome. now the work begins with the expectation by many of reformer, perhaps vatican spring, move to the style to the substance that many want to see. >> reporter: yes. we're going to have to wait and see about that. he hasn't actually done much in the way of real policy changes of initiatives and he certainly is the hope and change pope but he's the head of a body the vatican that's very resistant to change. i've read, for instance, that observers say you don't change the vatican, the vatican changes you. therefore it's an old bureaucracy that doesn't use modern technology, modern message the way that some of
francis celebrating an inaugural mass before hundreds and hundreds of thousands of people and weather i could have used last week in rome. boy, what a day as he again kissing one man, is this yet another symbol of a man who many people are calling the people's pope? >> i saw this when it was happening live and he would just jump out -- it wasn't a popemobile. it was an open jeep and he would see someone and he would disembark and just bless them. it was something to see this morning. we'll have a lot more on that >>> but, let's get right now to the breaking news for the view ners the west. the fatalities overnight for the marines. abc's martha raddatz calling it by far the largest loss of life she can remember in recent history in ground training. paula faris starts uts off. >> seven killed, seven wounded. seven u.s. marines have been killed in a training accident. seven injured. david kerley is following this. david, what do we know? >> this does appear to be one of the deadliest military ground training accidents we have seen in recent memory, could be decades. seven dead and seven in
francis has for 1.2 billion catholics. >> reporter: developing news from nevada -- a deadly accident involving several u.s. marines. the questions that surround the tragedy. >> reporter: a man is shot and killed by police in east san jose. investigators are looking into what led up to this shooting. we'll have an update. ♪ >>> and overnight mass at the vatican, marking a new era for the church. >> reporter: miami or santa clara? who will host super bowl l? the nfl has nare roared it down but it doesn't necessarily want to pay. we'll tell you what the organization is asking for t "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, march 19th. >>> we have new video on developing news we first told you about in our last hour, the marine corps has confirmed seven marines were killed last night during a training exercise near the california/nevada border. there was an explosion just before 10:00 p.m. at the hawthorne army depot near hawthorne,ner. that's about 140 miles --ner. that's about 140
a dramatic moment. pope francis truly will be a man of the people, entering in an uncovered pope mobile and going into the crowd to kiss babies and the sick. his message to the world straight ahead this morning. >>> plus the winter that won't go away. the northeast blasted with snow and sleet and high winds. >>> developing right now, an explosion at an army depot during a training exercise, and there are injuries. we'll have the latest. >>> plus, new information on that planned attack at a college campus. details on the backpack full of bombs found in a dorm room. >> and a global sell-off in markets, and a vote today to bail out yet another european country. is this the reason in this country investors were looking to sell? it's tuesday, march 19th, and "starting point" begins right now. >>> our "starting point" this morning, thousands of worshippers in st. peter's square praying for and with pope francis during his historic inaugural mass. as the pope entered without the traditional butateproof glass roof of the pope mobile. ushering a new era for the catholic church that has been embr
, brian. you know, as many as 1 million people are expected to come to pope francis' inaugural mass tomorrow morning. the crowds are expected to be huge, in part because catholics have really taken to heart this humble and spontaneous man. as you said, it's been years since catholics have seen a pope work a crowd the way he did after sunday mass. it certainly gave his security detail headaches as he went into the crowd and shook hands and kissed little kids and blessed them. but it's these spur of the moment decisions that makes tomorrow's event a must-see event in rome. today pope francis met with the head of state, an old foe, argentinian president cristina kirchner. she brought him gifts and a request that he intercede in great britain over the falkland islands. the pope opposed many social programs that kirch nerks r endorsed. she, in turn, said he had beliefs that were medieval, harking back to the inquisition. today there were no such signs of any harsh words. brian? >> ann back at the vatican where she'll continue to cover for us. ann, thanks, and we want you to know special
of thousands gather for the installation mass of pope francis. >> reporter: i'm lauren green in rome. >>> and rosemary is here in minutes with more on the rain moving into the bay area. she'll tell you if it will amount to much. >>> and the dramatic scene that brought down a bridge and a lot more. >>> here we go! >> in the blink of an eye explosive charges raced across a bridge in texas demolishing a bridge across a lake about 45 miles from the city of austin. a woman living 26 miles away said the blast made her house shake. there's word that detonation was so powerful, it knocked out phone service including 911 plus tv and internet coverage in parts of three counties. witnesses tell the highway patrol a wrong-way driver caused an injury crash this morning. it happened on westbound highway 4 near willow road in concord. it happened around 6:30, the highway patrol says at least two people were hurt in the accident which involved a big rig truck. the lanes reopened about 7:15 but it took traffic a long time to recover. >>> plans are underway for a special school assembly for the teenag
, installation of pope francis. vice president joe biden will be leading the delegation. today, pope francis met with the president of his home country, argentina. kristina fernandez. she said she asked the pontiff to help settle argentina's dispute with the uk own the falkland islands. >> >> march madness is under construction here at hp pavilion. great for the fans, an economy onto itself. >> >> back here in 10 minutes, you noticed increasing clouds. there is rain in your future. how much you could get and what areas that will see the most. . >>> tom baker live at hp pavilion with the economic boost the ncaa tournament will provide. >> tom? >> reporter: it could be about $20 million. thanks to the big boost from the ncaa, the shark tank is going to be money in the bank for a lot hoff l of local businesses. >> reporter: they must fit together -- these pieces must fit together in a specific order and they must fit together perfectly. >> just 24 hours ago, we found out which teams would be coming. that, right there, means there is a lo
to that ammunition and we'll have more information on this story as we get it in to ktvu. >>> pope francis has been officially installed at vatican city. he vows to serve the poorest and the weakest. ♪ >> this is just hours ago. pope francis was presented with a symbolic fisherman's ring. before being installed, he circled st. peter's square in a vehicle, then he did something very different. stepped down, kissed the head of that disabled man in the crowd. >> he began his work last wednesday night. this is not gonna be an ordinary people. he wants to be very close to the people. >> about 200,000 people packed st. peter's square watching the installation. vice president joe biden was there leading the u.s. delegation for the installation mass. >>> 7:03. new this morning a car fire nearly spread to the oakland raiders' team headquarters in alameda. firefighters arrived at the fire at harbor bay parkway just after 4:00 this morning. they found a car fully engulfed in flames in a parking lot in the back of the property which is behind the oakland airport.
francis. here is is it more on this very special mass and the message from the new pope, jim? >> hello, dave, yes, the pope was out in full force >> reporter: we saw that new informal pope to see march and he ran through an open pope mobile. ever since they have had an enclosed bullet proof glass for the mobile and pope francis is not afraid of taking risk and security is worried about how vulnerable the pope is. he picked up a couple of babies in the crowds and kissed them and at one point stopped and got out and come forced -- comforted a sick man in the crowds and it was a visual of an example of what he was going to say in his message to the faithful that were there this morning, about 150,000 according to the vatican estimate and in that message because it is st. joseph's day and st. joseph is known for his protective nature and his fatherly nature and because of that his message was about protection of the weakest, the youngest, of the oldest among us and that -- among us and not only was it a message for his clergy men but for the dignitaries and in fact there were 30 heads of s
, the installation misfor pope francis, after greeting an estimated 200,000 faithful in st. peter's square, the new pontiff has a more personal encounter with vice president biden and other heads of state. >>> and on the eve of president obama's trip to the middle east, andrea joins us live from israel with a look at what to expect. >>> but first an extended st. patrick's day celebration at the white house as the president hosts ireland's prime minister. >> i want to welcome you, thank you for giving me an excuse to break out my green tie. >> it's a real opportunity to celebrate st. patrick's week, i have a second tie for the president if he so wishes and of course, there is a standing open invitation to president obama to come back to ireland. >>> i'm luke russert live in washington, we'll check in with andrea, who is in jerusalem in a moment. but first, breaking news out of nevada -- the u.s. military says an overnight live fire training accident at the hawthorne army depot in western nevada has killed at least seven marines. nbc's chief pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski joins me with the
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's square for pope francis inaugural mass. more on the ceremony and symbolism. >> off we have rain working to the bay area that is part of our forecast for later this afternoon. expect to see showers hitting your neighborhood just a bit. but first george is tracking as a major hot spots. >> live in the traffic center with george. the back up is growing here it is unbelievable how long it is. >> if there are multiple vehicles involved in this accident. drive times over an hour and a half. for westbound highway 4. this commute time normally should be at about 47-48 minutes. which is heavy enough. it has more than doubled. what we have is a multicar accident involving a big rig. 67 vehicles. they believe it was started by a wrong way driver that was headed east on the westbound lane. >> the back of reaches all the way into antioch with nearly a 100 minute commute time from here over to hear. >> when you're looking at something like this involving this mini vehicles this is a lot of time? >> in fact kron fours jackie sissel is in route to this because of the big rig involved. >> this was not o
there are 862,000 claims pending and the wait time is 273 days. pope francis urged his flock to protect the environment, the weak and the poor in today's installation mass at the vatican. seep your foreign affairs correspondent amy kellogg has highlights from rome. >> did a couple of laps at st. peter's square and got out with a disabled man in with crowd of 200,000 people. then there was a homily. >> let us never forget, that authentic power is service. and that the pope when exercising power also must enter ever more boldly in that service, which has the raidient culmination on the cross. >> the feast day of st. joseph, the new pope hit hard on the scene, protecting and looking after others. >> i think the pope saying also tenderness is not weakness, which is great. meaning saying it's good to have a heart. it's not weakness on your part to care about those two are left out, who are sick. lonely. who are poor. >> earlier pope francis took possession of his new fisherman's ring, symbol of st. peter or the stole made of sheep's wool, recalling the good shepherd with the flock on his sho
for you. >>> pope francis is now officially the 266th heir to st. peter's throne. the vatican held its installation mass this morning. he set the tone of the papacy with a couple to the poor, the marginaliz marginalized. it was the largest crowd since the funeral of pope john paul ii in 2005. they were join by spiritual leaders have to jewish, muslim, buddhist, and christian faiths, including the head of the orthodox church, the first to attend an installation mass in 1,000 years. there were also heads of state from 132 nations, including our own vice president biden. tomorrow, he meets with 30 delegations from other christian churches in major world faiths. friday, he addresses the foreign ambassadors assigned to the holy see. friday, something that hasn't happened in 700 years, the pope meets with his predecessor, benedict xvi. all there before palm sunday mass. we start with nbc's claudio, and also with us, father james martin, jesuit priest and best selling author. his latest book, "together on retreat" hits book stores today. we start with you. you were there for the installation
shook the hand of the newly installed pope, pope francis, after his installation mass. biden of course in rome leading the u.s. delegation. during his homily the pope urged people around the world to protect the weak and the poor. francis is the 266th pope to serve the roman catholic church. we'll have much more on his installation and all the buzz about how he might change the church. married priests maybe? we'll be right back. it's a brand new start. your chance to rise and shine. with centurylink as your trusted technology partner, you can do just that. with our visionary cloud infrastructure, global broadband network and custom communications solutions, your business is more reliable - secure - agile. and with responsive, dedicated support, we help you shine every day of the week. i took something for my sinuses, but i still have this cough. [ male announcer ] a lot of sinus products don't treat cough. they don't? [ male announcer ] nope, but alka seltzer plus severe sinus does it treats your worst sinus symptoms, plus that annoying cough. [ breathes deeply ] ♪ oh, what a relief
of iraq was a mistake. >> >> tomorrow, installation of pope francis. vice president joe biden will be leading the delegation. today, pope francis met with the president of his home country, argentina. kristina fernandez. she said she asked the pontiff to help settle argentina's dispute with the uk own the falkland islands. >> >> march madness is under construction here at hp pavilion. great for the fans, an economy onto itself. >> >> back here in 10 minutes, you noticed increasing clouds. there is rain in your future. how much you could get and what areas that will see the most. . >>> tom baker live at hp pavilion with the economic boost the ncaa tournament will provide. >> tom? >> reporter: it could be about $20 million. thanks to the big boost from the ncaa, the shark tank is going to be money in the bank for a lot hoff l of local businesses. >> reporter: they must fit together -- these pieces must fit together in a specific order and they must fit together perfectly. >> just 24 hours ago, we found out which teams would be coming. that, right there, means there is a lot more
for tomorrow's official installation of poach francis as the vatican. vice president joe biden is leading the u.s. allegation. he'll be joined by house leader nancy pelosi. today the pope francis met with the president of his home country, argentina. christina fer nan dez. ms. kirchner said she asked the pope to help selt argentina's dispute with the uk. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. i'm gasia mikaelian, and our coverage continues with the 10:00 news and tonight we're following the controversy surrounding the anti-gay comments made by singer michelle at a show in san francisco. the fallout from her remarks here in the bay area and online. we're always here for you at ktvu.com. tmz is up next right here on tv 36.
. with his humble words and informal style, pope francis has become enormously popular in just a few days. what the world is just beginning to learn is how conservative he is on social issues. >> the world is probably going to have a bit of a wakeup call, when the pope starts speaking about hot button issues. >> reporter: he often clashed with kirchner over legalizing gay marriage, calling it, "the devil's handiwork." he called gay adoption "discrimination against children." and he's denounced abortion as promoting a "culture of death." but the powerful catholic strongholds of argentina and brazil are becoming more progressive. gay marriage is now legal, contraception readily available. threatening to put the popular new pope on a collision course with changing opinions in a part of the world where the church needs to grow. ron claiborne, abc news, rome. >> and we want you to know that abc news will have live coverage of the inaugural ceremony of pope francis tomorrow, about 3:50 a.m. eastern time. >>> and here at home, on the topic, some groundbreaking news in our new abc news/"washingto
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